Europe

LGBTI Rights in Europe


ADDED ON: 10/23/2022

Dutch Christian Union ready to give seats to people in gay relationship

The board of the Dutch political party Christian Union drops the notion that sexuality belongs to the marriage of a man and a woman. The party has put a homosexual with a…

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ADDED ON: 10/21/2022

Slovakia votes against more rights for LGBT couples

The Slovakian Parliament has decided to keep registration of relationships exclusively for one man and one woman only. On Wednesday, it voted against a proposal that would grant same-sex couples inheritance rights…

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J.P. Der Boghossian — Queer Armenian Library

Based in Minneapolis, the Queer Armenian Library is an online collection of curated works by or about queer Armenians. I spoke to founder J.P. Der Boghossian to learn more about the library…

ADDED ON: 10/18/2022

Queer Refugees Are Struggling to Live in One of Europe’s LGBTQ Havens

At the beginning of September, I joined a protest in Amsterdam against the refugee housing emergency happening in the Netherlands. At the centre of the crisis is the situation at the Ter…

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ADDED ON: 10/18/2022

Russia Prepares To Toughen Anti-gay Law In Conservative Push

Russian lawmakers Monday called for the toughening of a strict anti-gay law and the Kremlin ordered expensive patriotic education projects as Moscow presses with a conservative drive at home while its troops…

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ADDED ON: 10/18/2022

Brighton is a ‘safe haven’ thanks to LGBTQ+ charities according to study

A recent study has declared Brighton as a “safe haven” and a “place to escape” thanks to the work of LGBTQ+ charities and nonprofits. LGBTQ+ mental health nonprofit MindOut worked with researchers…

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ADDED ON: 10/18/2022

Female prison guards balk at processing transgender inmate

Female prison guards at Tires women’s prison found themselves in an impossible position: they were expected to body-search a new inmate who, in spite of having male sex organs, identifies as a…

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ADDED ON: 10/15/2022

‘Habibi, The Revolutions of Love’: Being Queer in the Arab World exposition

Are we really free to be, to love and to show who we are without danger? No matter where you are in the world, it is often difficult to answer yes. And…

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ADDED ON: 10/15/2022

Thousands rally in Bratislava to honor 2 gay men shot dead

Slovakia’s president joined a rally of thousands on Friday to honor two gay men who were shot dead in the capital earlier this week and demonstrate support for the LGBTQ community. People…

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ADDED ON: 10/14/2022

Radicalised teenager’ killed two outside Slovakia gay bar

BRATISLAVA, Oct 13 (Reuters) - A "radicalised teenager" shot dead two people outside a gay bar in Slovakia's capital Bratislava, Prime Minister Eduard Heger said. A gunman killed two people and wounded another…

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ADDED ON: 10/14/2022

Bosnia Unveils LGBT Rights Strategy

Bosnia and Herzegovina unveiled its first ever strategy to improve the rights and freedoms of LGBT people on Wednesday, a step towards bringing human rights protections in the country into line with…

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ADDED ON: 10/12/2022

How Do Lesbians Have Sex?’ Boss Asked Queer Employee, Complaint Says

A gay former employee of a Vodafone store in Scotland was awarded more than $30,000 for being asked sexually inappropriate questions at work. The woman, identified only as Ms. C, sued her…

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